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Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
A Glowing Extension Fills a London Victorian With Sunlight and Garden Views
Amos Goldreich Architecture transforms the ground floor of a semidetached home with a broken-plan extension.
A Historic Victorian in San Francisco Is Meticulously Transformed Into a Modern Family Home
In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, Jensen Architects turns to the past to boldly reinterpret a storied historic home.
8 Times Historical Architecture Took a Walk on the Modern Side
Traditional architecture is something that can and should be preserved whenever possible.
9 Traditional-Turned-Modern Cottages You Can Rent in the UK
Escape to a classic cottage in the UK that's been updated with modern elements—bringing together the old and the new.
A Victorian Terrace House in London Gets a Bright, Brutalist-Inspired Rear Addition
A careful renovation by DGN Studio results in a light-filled kitchen, dining area, and gathering space that celebrates the...
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
Using the same roof form and materials as the houses surrounding it, this Australian residence reinterprets the pitched-roof...
A Streamlined Addition Revives a Gloomy Victorian in Sydney
The owners of this semi-detached, south-facing home asked the architects to bring in the light.
A London Terrace House Gets a Bright Extension That Honors Its Arts and Crafts Heritage
The 194-square-foot addition by Novak Hiles Architects features an open-plan kitchen and dining area that connects to a...
A Toronto-Based Firm Breathes New Life Into a Victorian’s Interior
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Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and...
See How Sliding-Glass Pavilions Transformed a Renovated Melbourne Home
B.E. Architecture unifies new and old in a Melbourne residence, honoring the existing structure while introducing flexible glass...
An Architect Turns His Victorian Home Into a Sun-Drenched Live/Work Space
In an attempt to beat the winter blues and improve his work/life balance, Australian architect Andrew Maynard combines his home...
A Brisbane Architect Designs a Light-Filled Addition For Her Brother
With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree Studios adds the finishing touch...
A Creative Brick Extension That’s Designed to Adapt With a Growing Family’s Needs
This compact extension at the rear of a suburban house in Melbourne, Australia, includes a ground-level garage on its...
Stay in a Converted Victorian Cooperage in London
Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were manufactured for a local brewery now holds a bright,...
Plans For a Simple Carport Evolve Into a Rear Addition and See-Through Pool
A straightforward alteration and addition project in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, results in a surprising overhaul of the...
This Meticulously Restored Eichler in the Bay Area Could Be Yours for $1.25M
Designed by architect Claude Oakland in 1963, the model home in Concord, California, features a classic pitched roof and a...
41 Comforting Interiors That Are Pretty in Plywood
There’s something soothing about a room wrapped in wood grain.
Old Meets New in This Modern Extension to an Edwardian House in Melbourne
Ninety-nine years after this 1915 Edwardian-era house was built, Australian firm Preston Lane transformed the interior via a...
Before & After: A Once-Stuffy Midcentury Is Refreshed With an Airy and Artsy Renovation
The home of two influencers in Laurel Canyon now shines with abundant natural light, subtle texture, and sculptural accents.
A Renovated Tiny Victorian with 21st-Century Interiors
Tragedy begets opportunity in San Francisco when a fire-scorched Victorian is rebuilt from within.
A Progressive Melbourne Development Company Helps Facilitate an Exquisite Home Renovation
The BuildHer Collective, a development company whose aim is to empower women to tackle their own construction projects, teams up...
A Refurbished, Victorian-Era Brick Tower in Hampshire
When two equestrians resettle, a sagging water tower is part of the bargain.
An Australian Home Relishes Sunshine With a New Extension
Thanks to an airy addition, a minimalist cottage becomes an indoor-outdoor paradise for a couple to raise their young kids, dogs,...
A Narrow Victorian in Toronto Gets a Mullet Makeover
Traditional in the front, modern in the back, this historic home ushers light in through a 14-foot glass wall.
Light Floods This Dazzling Renovated Victorian in Australia
Templeton Architecture integrates steel-framed apertures throughout an 1890 home in Victoria to stunning effect.
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...
Will We Ever Really Own Flying Cars?
Our undying obsession soars into the 21st century.
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular...
A Luminous Plywood Addition Crowns This Mallorca Townhouse
City House by SMS Arquitectos features a second-floor townhouse extension that explores new possibilities with plywood.
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete
Studio Ben Allen uses prefab elements to transform a dated Victorian in just four days.
Historic Gasworks Cottage With a Modern Cor-Ten Steel Addition Hits the Market
Overlooking the English countryside in the Cotswolds village of Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire, this historic property marries...
A $100K Revamp Lifts a London Victorian to Memphis Heaven
Office S&M turns the lower ground floor of a Victorian terrace into a colorful escape from the gray city.
Ever Wanted to Stay in an Ancient Trullo in Puglia, Italy?
Experience the unique architectural heritage of Italy’s Apulia region at Brindisi Trulli, an ancient trullo that was transformed...